Monthly Archives: December 2013

A Note on December Performance

The month of December is an overwhelmingly positive month for US equities.  Take a look at the table below: So it is surprising to see the SPX down 1.31% through the first 8 days of this month.  Below is a … Continue reading

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What to Expect in 2014; A Historical Review

The following chart displays SPX calendar year returns since 1950, in ascending order; 2013 is highlighted. The SPX is a long way from having its best year ever, but 2013 is currently among its top 10.  Barring an FOMC decision … Continue reading

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